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The Africana Bible : reading Israel's Scriptures from Africa and the African diaspora

Page, Hugh R. (Added Author). Bailey, Randall C. 1947- (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library BS1171.3 .A37 2010 37684001063285 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780800621254 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0800621255
  • Physical Description: print
    xxxi, 358 p., [26] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Fortress Press, c2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: The Africana Bible: a rationale / Hugh R. Page Jr. -- The African diaspora as construct and lived experience / Leslie R. James -- African and African diasporan hermeneutics / Randall C. Bailey ... [et al.] -- The Bible in twenty-first century Africa / David Tuesday Adamo -- Women, Africana reality and the Bible / Madipoane Masenya -- The Bible and Africana life / Steed Vernyl Davidson, Justin Ukpong, Gosnell Yorke -- Reading the Hebrew Bible responsibly / Wil Gafney -- The Hebrew Bible in Africana art, music, and popular culture / Kimberly N. Ruffin -- Early Hebrew poetry and ancient pre-biblical sources / Hugh R. Page Jr. -- Genesis / Rodney S. Sadler Jr. -- Exodus / Judy Fentress-Williams -- Leviticus / Madeline McClenney-Sadler -- Numbers / Michelle Ellis Taylor -- Deuteronomy / Harold V. Bennett -- Introduction to the prophets / Cheryl Kirk-Duggan, Valerie Bridgeman -- The Deuteronomistic history / Jerome Clayton Ross -- Joshua / Temba L.J. Mafico -- Judges / Randall C. Bailey -- 1-2 Samuel / Theodore W. Burgh -- 1-2 Kings / Stephen Breck Reid -- Isaiah / Makhosazana K. Nzimande -- Jeremiah / Madipoane Masenya -- Ezekiel / Dexter E. Callender Jr. -- Hosea / Wallace Hartsfield -- Joel / John W.D. Holder -- Amos / Cleotha Robertson -- Obadiah / Elelwani B. Farisani -- Jonah / Valerie Bridgeman -- Micah / Elelwani B. Farisani -- Nahum / Valerie Bridgeman -- Habakkuk / Cheryl Kirk-Duggan -- Zephaniah / Dora Rudo Mbuwayesango -- Haggai / Kenneth N. Ngwa -- Zechariah / Jerome Clayton Ross -- Malachi / Stacy Davis -- The Ketuvim : a rationale / Madipoane Masenya and Rodney S. Sadler Jr. -- Psalms / Nathaniel Samuel Murrell, David T. Shannon and David T. Adamo -- Job / Madipoane Masenya, and Rodney S. Sadler Jr. -- Proverbs / Naomi Franklin -- Ruth / Wil Gafney -- Song of Songs / Nathaniel Samuel Murrell -- Ecclesiastes / Jamal-Dominique Hopkins -- Lamentations / Wilma Ann Bailey -- Esther / Dorothy Bea Akoto -- Daniel / Andrew M. Mbuvi -- Ezra and Nehemiah / Herbert Marbury -- 1-2 Chronicles / Renita J. Weems -- Introduction to the Deuterocanonical and Pseudepigraphic writings / Stacy Davis, Nathaniel Samuel Murrell -- 1-2 Esdras / C.L. Nash -- Tobit / Stacy Davis -- Judith / Naomi Franklin -- The Greek additions to Esther / Randall C. Bailey -- Wisdom of Solomon / Nathaniel Samuel Murrell -- Baruch / Robert Wafawanaka -- Letter of Jeremiah / Vivian L. Johnson -- Susanna / Stacy Davis -- Bel and the dragon / Adam Oliver Stokes -- Prayer of Manasseh / Hugh R. Page Jr. -- 1-3 Maccabees / Willa M. Johnson -- 4 Maccabees / Emerson B. Powery -- Sirach / Naomi Franklin -- Psalm 151 / Stacy Davis -- 1 Enoch / Hugh R. Page Jr. -- The Sybilline oracles / Willa M. Johnson -- Life of Adam and Eve / Dexter E. Callender Jr. -- Jubilees / Jamal-Dominique Hopkins.
Summary, etc.: The Africana Bible features a critical commentary on every book of the Hebrew Bible, the Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha that are authoritative for many in African and African-diasporan communities worldwide. It highlights issues of concern to the global Black community (such as globalization and the colonial legacy) and the distinctive norms of interpretation in African and African Diasporan settings.
Subject: Bible O.T Bible O.T Criticism, interpretation, etc Africa
Apocryphal books (Old Testament) Criticism, interpretation, etc Africa
Black theology
Theology Africa
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